Police Log

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following information is collected from Marquette City Police Department dispatch log books recorded at the time the calls were received. The incidents reported may have proven to be unfounded once police investigated. Some log entries may be edited or omitted due to space constraints.

July 17

≤ 1:21 p.m., vehicle parked in private lot, 100 block South Front Street

≤ 1:39 p.m., barking dogs, all quiet upon officer’s arrival, East Ohio Street near Fern Place

≤ 1:52 p.m., assist with possible intoxicated subject in the sally port of the jail. Moved along. 200 block West Baraga Avenue

≤ 1:55 p.m., dog at large. Neighbor will watch dog. Message left for owner. Sixth Street near Harrison Street

≤ 1:58 p.m., lockout, opened, 800 block Preserve Drive

≤ 2:25 p.m., kids skating into traffic, 600 block North Front Street

≤ 3:11 p.m., unauthorized vehicle parked in private lot, Lakeshore Boulevard

≤ 3:17 p.m., one resident threatening another, female caller had confrontation. Management wanted trespass letter. 200 block South Fifth Street

≤ 4 p.m., warrant arrest, at station

≤ 5:14 p.m., report of dog left in vehicle, all OK, 1400 block West Fair Avenue

≤ 5:14 p.m., report of possible stalking by family member, no stalking at this time. Ongoing civil dispute. Reported at station

≤ 6:10 p.m., traffic accident, 800 block Altamont Street

≤ 6:15 p.m., report of a vehicle over embankment, possible operating while impaired driver. Unfounded, no OWI. No damage to vehicle, which was towed. 300 block Washington Street alley

≤ 6:45 p.m., traffic accident, Clark Street near Neidhart Avenue

≤ 8:15 p.m., assault complaint, two homeless males fighting, 1000 block North Third Street

≤ 8:35 p.m., report of homeless subjects gathered on private property. About one dozen homeless subjects moved from area. 1000 block North Third Street

≤ 10:41 p.m., vehicle lockout, opened, 100 block West Spring Street

≤ 10:50 p.m., possible domestic, not a domestic, 500 block Wright Street

≤ 11:30 p.m., driving while license suspended arrest, McClellan Avenue near Grove Street

≤ 11:58 p.m., barking dog complaint, warned, 300 block West Bluff Street


≤ 12:12 a.m., 40-plus business checks, 100 block West Washington Street

≤ 12:13 a.m., reported sound of fireworks or gunshots, area checked, unable to locate, Division Street near Granite Point Drive

≤ 1:26 a.m., north schools checked

≤ 5:05 a.m., south schools checked

≤ 6:30 a.m., caller reports a suspicious subject possibly looking through cars. Area checked by officers, unable to locate, 200 block South Fifth Street

≤ 8:26 a.m., traffic accident, 1300 block North Seventh Street

≤ 9:14 a.m., traffic detail, Wright Street near Sugar Loaf Avenue

≤ 9:25 a.m., vehicle parked in rental space, 100 block West Washington Street

≤ 10:24 a.m., hit-and-run accident, unknown where it occurred, damaged headlight, reported at station

≤ 11:09 a.m., possible verbal domestic, man yelling, all OK, 2300 block Presque Isle Avenue

≤ 11:47 a.m., lockout, opened, 200 block West Kaye Avenue

≤ 12:08 p.m., traffic detail, U.S. 41 bypass

≤ 12:16 p.m., truck with boat parked in restricted space, gone on arrival, West Arch Street near North Third Street

≤ 12:17 p.m., phone scam using local business’s fax number, no personal info given or loss, reported at station

≤ 12:32 p.m., dog in parked vehicle, made contact with owner, will remedy, 1400 block West Fair Avenue

≤ 12:54 p.m., dog in a van, vehicle gone on arrival, Pine Street near West Hewitt Street

≤ 1:24 p.m., dog in vehicle for an hour, voicemail left for owner. Officer provided water and allowed dog to get out of the car for a bit. Will check back, 700 block Lakeshore Boulevard

≤ 1:44 p.m., traffic detail, Lakeshore Boulevard near Hewitt Avenue

≤ 2:06 p.m., abandoned disabled vehicle, tagged, 1900 block Longyear Avenue

≤ 2:45 p.m., possible Personal Protection Order violation, 1300 block South Front Street

≤ 3:12 p.m., subjects jumping off breakwall. Park Patrol unlocked gate and advised conditions are clear for now. Peter White Drive

≤ 3:33 p.m., motor assist, Wright Street near Presque Isle Avenue

≤ 3:42 p.m., abandoned vehicle with no plate, 1300 block South Front Street

≤ 4:15 p.m., traffic detail, Clark Street near Neidhart Avenue

≤ 4:17 p.m., traffic accident, McClellan Avenue near West Washington Street

≤ 4:19 p.m., walk in at Marquette County Sheriff’s Office reports a male subject defecated behind a building downtown. No description given. DDA advised of need to clean up area. 100 block West Washington Street

≤ 5:21 p.m., manhole dover ajar on roadway. Put back in place by officer. Fair Avenue near Front Street

≤ 5:27 p.m., during storm tree came down across fence between houses. Homeowners will remove the tree. 700 block Norwood Street

≤ 5:36 p.m., burglar alarm, employees still in building, all OK. 1900 block Industrial Parkway

≤ 5:54 p.m., driver cited for careless driving. Washington Street near Lincoln Avenue

≤ 6 p.m., traffic detail, Blemhuber Avenue near Adams Street

≤ 6:50 p.m., object in roadway. Removed by patrol. It was a car muffler. U.S. 41 near Shiras Hill

≤ 7:10 p.m., traffic accident, McClellan Avenue near U.S. 41 bypass

≤ 7:12 p.m., unwanted homeless subjects gathering on private property. Moved on from area. One subject arrested for trespassing and lodged. Three additional new trespass letters issued while on scene. 1000 block North Third Street

≤ 7:51 p.m., report of subjects throwing firecrackers at passing cars. Area checked. Subjects gone on arrival. 2200 block Wright Street

≤ 10:32 p.m., report of intoxicated disorderly male, subject arrested and lodged for attempting resisting and obstructing officer. 1700 block Presque Isle Avenue


≤ 12:53 a.m., north schools checked

≤ 1:05 a.m., numerous businesses checked

≤ 2:55 a.m., south schools checked

≤ 9:03 a.m., traffic control, 1700 block West Fair Avenue

≤ 9:05 a.m., traffic detail, U.S. 41 bypass near McClellan Avenue

≤ 9:28 a.m., invalid number on posting for boat on sale. Number listed rings to the City of Marquette. Advised caller to contact business selling boat and advise them of error, at station

≤ 10:54 a.m., clothing stolen from laundromat on July 13. 700 block North Fourth Street

≤ 11:42 a.m., cash reported stolen 1900 block Division Street

≤ 12:49 p.m., dog on beach. Owner did not clean up after it. Peter White Drive

≤ 12:56 p.m., warrant authorized, at station

≤ 1:05 p.m., traffic detail, Kildahl Avenue near West Avenue